'/> Uncommon Hours: July 2017
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Friday, July 14, 2017

The Art of Grief: ‘Windows and Mirrors’

"Collateral Damage," oil painting by Lillian Moats

Newly posted at The Common On-Line, "The Art of Grief: ‘Windows and Mirrors,’" an excerpt from my work-in-progress, Losing Francis: One Family's Journey through a Decade of War.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

'A Great Fullness' nominated for 2017 Thorpe Menn Literary Excellence Award


A Great Fullness has been nominated for the 2017 Thorpe Menn Literary Excellence Award, sponsored by the Kansas City Chapter of the American Association of University Women.

in 1979 by AAUW-KC, the award honors Thorpe Menn (1912-1979), long-time book editor of the Kansas City Star, who supported all aspects of Kansas City’s cultural life, especially authors and artists.